Definition of writing desk in English:

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writing desk

Pronunciation: /ˈrīdiNG ˌdesk/

noun

A piece of furniture with a surface for writing on and with drawers and other compartments for pens and paper.
Example sentences
  • There was a piece of paper on her writing desk, and he walked over to see what it was.
  • Shapely cabriole legs replaced straight ones on chairs, clocks, and case pieces - armoires, bookcases, and writing desks that were designed as storage.
  • The final bedroom on this side of the house is a spacious double with built-in wardrobes and two corner alcoves, one with a wash hand basin, the other with space for a writing desk or display cabinet.

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Syllabification: writ·ing desk

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